Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Carolan on Mercury


Feature Name Carolan
Clean Name Carolan
Feature ID 15321
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude 84.16 °
Southernmost Latitude 83.59 °
Easternmost Longitude 325.55 °
Westernmost Longitude 330.91 °
Diameter 24.34 km
Center Latitude 83.88 °
Center Longitude 328.23 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad H-01 [pdf]
Reference [359] - Carolan: The Life Times and Music of an Irish Harper, by Donal O’Sullivan (Author): Ossian Publishing, Inc, 2001.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 30, 2015
Origin Turlough; Alternate spelling O’Carolan; Irish composer and performer (1670-1738).
Last Updated Apr 30, 2015 10:36 AM

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